Check Point Advisories

GoAhead CGI Scanner

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1085
Date Published: 24 Dec 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 24 Dec 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description A GoAhead scanning tool is designed to gather information from servers. Such scans might indicate an attempt to disclose sensitive information. Remote attackers can use the GoAhead vulnerabilities on a target server.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the GoAhead CGI Scanner protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Scanner Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  GoAhead CGI Scanner